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Laurence Olivier

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier, OM (22 May 1907 – 11 July 1989) was an English actor, director, and producer. He was one of the most famous and revered actors of the 20th century. He married three times, to fellow actors Jill Esmond, Vivien Leigh, and Joan Plowright. Olivier played a wide variety of roles on stage and screen from Greek tragedy, Shakespeare and Restoration comedy to modern American and British drama. He was the first artistic director of the National Theatre of Great Britain and its main stage is named in his honour. He is regarded by some to be the greatest actor of the 20th century, in the same category as David Garrick, Richard Burbage, Edmund Kean and Henry Irving in their own centuries. Olivier's AMPAS acknowledgments are considerable: fourteen Oscar nominations, with two awards (for Best Actor and Best Picture for the 1948 film Hamlet), and two honorary awards including a statuette and certificate. He was also awarded five Emmy awards from the nine nominations he received. Additionally, he was a three-time Golden Globe and BAFTA winner. Olivier's career as a stage and film actor spanned more than six decades and included a wide variety of roles, from the title role in Shakespeare's Othello and Sir Toby Belch in Twelfth Night to the sadistic Nazi dentist Christian Szell in Marathon Man and the kindly but determined Nazi-hunter in The Boys from Brazil. A High church clergyman's son who found fame on the West End stage, Olivier became determined early on to master Shakespeare, and eventually came to be regarded as one of the foremost Shakespeare interpreters of the 20th century. He continued to act until the year before his death in 1989. Olivier played more than 120 stage roles: Richard III, Macbeth, Romeo, Hamlet, Othello, Uncle Vanya, and Archie Rice in The Entertainer. He appeared in nearly sixty films, including William Wyler's Wuthering Heights, Alfred Hitchcock's Rebecca, Stanley Kubrick's Spartacus, Otto Preminger's Bunny Lake Is Missing, Richard Attenborough's Oh! What a Lovely War, and A Bridge Too Far, Joseph L. Mankiewicz's Sleuth, John Schlesinger's Marathon Man, Daniel Petrie's The Betsy, Desmond Davis' Clash of the Titans, and his own Henry V, Hamlet, and Richard III. He also preserved his Othello on film, with its stage cast virtually intact. For television, he starred in The Moon and Sixpence, John Gabriel Borkman, Long Day's Journey into Night, Brideshead Revisited, The Merchant of Venice, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, and King Lear, among others. In 1999, the American Film Institute named Olivier among the Greatest Male Stars of All Time, at number 14 on the list. Description above from the Wikipedia article Laurence Olivier, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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May 22, 1907 в Dorking, Surrey, England, UK
Кино / ТВ Кредиты:
Впервые появился:
на movie The Temporary Widow 1930-07-13
Последний проект:
Series Love Among the Ruins 2016
Известный в фильмах
Poster of Маленький роман
Poster of Исчезнувшая Банни Лейк
Poster of Q Planes
Poster of Wuthering Heights
Series David Copperfield Unknown 2016
Series ABC Theatre Unknown 2016
Series The Moon And Sixpence Charles Strickland 2016
Series Love Among the Ruins Unknown 2016
Series Talking Pictures Himself 2013-01-05
Кино Небесный капитан и мир будущего Dr. Totenkopf 2004-10-14
Кино War Requiem The Old Soldier 1989-01-06
Кино Peter the Great King William III of Orange 1986-02-02
Series Lost Empires Harry Burrard 1986-10-24
Series Peter the Great King William III of Orange 1986-02-02
Кино Wild Geese II Rudolf Hess 1985-10-18
Кино The Ebony Tower 1984-04-01
Кино The Jigsaw Man Adm. Sir Gerald Scaith 1984-08-24
Кино A Voyage Round My Father Clifford Mortimer 1984-04-19
Кино A Talent For murder Dr. Anthony Wainwright 1984-01-17
Кино Баунти Admiral Hood 1984-05-04
Кино The Last Days of Pompeii Gaius 1984-05-06
Кино King Lear King Lear 1983-04-03
Кино Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Himself (archive footage) 1983-02-25
Кино Wagner Pfeufer 1983-04-17
Series Wagner Pfeuffer 1983-10-03
Кино Битва Титанов Zeus 1981-03-15
Кино Inchon Gen. Douglas MacArthur 1981-05-04
Series Brideshead Revisited Lord Marchmain 1981-10-12
Кино The Jazz Singer Cantor Rabinovitch 1980-12-17
Кино Маленький роман Julius 1979-04-27
Кино Дракула Prof. Abraham Van Helsing 1979-07-20
Кино The Betsy Loren Hardeman 1978-02-02
Кино The Boys from Brazil Ezra Lieberman 1978-10-05
Series Иисус из Назарета Nicodemus 1977-01-06
Кино Jesus of Nazareth Nikodemus 1977-03-27
Кино Come Back, Little Sheba Doc Delaney 1977-12-31
Кино Мост слишком далеко Dr. Jan Spaander 1977-06-15
Кино Марафонец Christian Szell 1976-10-06
Кино The Collection Harry 1976-01-01
Кино The Gentleman Tramp Narrator 1976-10-10
Series Laurence Olivier Presents Unknown 1976-12-05
Кино Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Big Daddy 1976-12-06
Кино The Seven-Per-Cent Solution Professor James Moriarty 1976-10-24
Кино Love Among the Ruins Sir Arthur Glanville-Jones 1975-03-06
Кино The Merchant of Venice Shylock 1973-10-07
Кино Long Day's Journey Into Night James Tyrone Sr. 1973-03-10
Кино The World at War Himself - Narrator 1973-10-31
Series Мир в войне Narrator 1973-10-31
Кино Lady Caroline Lamb Duke of Wellington 1972-11-22
Кино Игра навылет Andrew Wyke 1972-12-10
Кино Nicholas and Alexandra Stolypin 1971-11-29
Кино Three Sisters Dr. Ivan Chebutikin 1970-04-01
Кино Oh! What a Lovely War Field Marshal Sir John French 1969-03-10
Кино Male of the Species Narrator 1969-01-03
Кино Битва за Англию Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding 1969-09-15
Кино David Copperfield Mr. Creakle 1969-12-01
Кино The Shoes of the Fisherman Piotr Ilyich Kamenev 1968-01-01
Кино Ромео и Джульетта Narrator (voice) (uncredited) 1968-04-02
Кино Джихад Mahdi 1966-06-09
Series ABC Stage 67 Unknown 1966-09-14
Кино Исчезнувшая Банни Лейк Supt. Newhouse 1965-10-03
Кино Othello Othello 1965-12-15
Кино Term of Trial Graham Weir 1962-08-16
Кино The Power and the Glory Priest 1961-10-29
Кино The Entertainer Archie Rice 1960-07-25
Кино Спартак Marcus Licinius Crassus 1960-10-06
Кино The Devil's Disciple Gen. Burgoyne 1959-08-20
Кино The Prince and the Showgirl The Regent 1957-06-13
Кино Richard III Richard III 1955-12-13
Series Церемония вручения премии «Оскар» Unknown 1953-03-18
Кино The Beggar's Opera MacHeath 1953-10-05
Кино Carrie George Hurstwood 1952-07-17
Кино The Magic Box Police Constable 94-B 1951-01-01
Кино Гамлет Hamlet - Prince of Denmark / Voice of Ghost 1948-03-25
Кино The Chronicle History of King Henry the Fifth with His Battell Fought at Agincourt in France King Henry 1944-11-24
Кино The Volunteer Himself 1944-01-10
Кино This Happy Breed Narrator (uncredited) 1944-06-01
Кино The Demi-Paradise 1943-01-01
Кино Malta G.C. Narrator 1942-01-01
Кино Words for Battle (voice) 1941-01-24
Кино 49-я параллель Johnnie - the Trapper 1941-11-24
Кино Леди Гамильтон Lord Horatio Nelson 1941-04-03
Кино Ребекка 'Maxim' de Winter 1940-04-12
Кино 21 Days Larry Durrant 1940-04-29
Кино Гордость и предубеждение Mr. Darcy 1940-07-26
Кино Wuthering Heights Heathcliff 1939-04-13
Кино Q Planes Tony McVane 1939-06-20
Кино The Divorce of Lady X Everard Logan 1938-01-15
Кино Fire Over England Michael Ingolby 1937-02-25
Кино As You Like It Orlando 1936-09-02
Кино The Conquest of the Air Vincent Lunardi 1936-12-01
Кино Moscow Nights Captain Ivan Ignatoff 1935-11-05
Кино Perfect Understanding Nicholas Randall 1933-01-15
Кино Westward Passage Nicholas 'Nick' Allen 1932-05-27
Кино Friends and Lovers Lieutenant Ned Nichols 1931-10-03
Кино The Yellow Ticket Julian Rolfe 1931-10-30
Кино The Temporary Widow Peter Bille 1930-07-13